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The Resource The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney

Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
Title
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
Statement of responsibility
by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Title variation
Absolutely true diary of a part time Indian
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Native American is the school mascot
Summary
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2008.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2010.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), High School, 2009.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 9-12, 2009.
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - History and Cultures: 2009
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PZ7.A382
LC item number
Ab 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion guide and interview with the illustrator
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19748182
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780329653163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(IMchF)fol11973014
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Publication
Note
Includes discussion guide and interview with the illustrator
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19748182
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780329653163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(IMchF)fol11973014

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